Our selected 30 delegates from Australia and India will converge for the seventh AIYD dialogue in New Delhi and Mumbai from 21st to
24th January 2018.

The theme this year will be DIGITAL DISRUPTION where we explore, discuss and collaborate on following sub themes :

  • The future of democracy – Governance and youth civic engagement in a digital age
  • The future of information – Blockchain and cyber security in a digital age
  • The future of work – the impact of exponential technologies & the advent of the sharing economy on labour markets
The program has an impressive line up of eminent speakers, interactive sessions and exercises for delegate to explore opportunities together and shape the dialogue as contributors of Australia – India relationship.

 

 

Australian Delegates

Indian Delegates

  • DAY 0 - New Delhi, India, Sunday, 21st January 2018
  • Time Activity Location
    12:00 – 13:15 AIYD Welcome & Speed Networking Villa Medici @ Taj Mahal Hotel, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.
    13:15 – 14:15 Introduction “Australia India Relations”

    Speakers

    • Harinder Sidhu, Australia High Commissioner to India @AusHCIndia
    • Amit Dasgupta, Inaugural India Country Director at UNSW @amit_adg

    Moderator:Danielle Rajendram (AIYD 2014 alumnus) @DRajendram

    Supported by @UNSW

    14:15 – 15:00 Lunch
    15:00 – 15:30 Address by Professor Jane den Hollander AO – Vice Chancellor at Deakin University @vcdeakin
    15:30 – 17:00 Cultural Intelligence Workshop

    Dr Tom Verghese @cltrlsynergist

    Introduction: Belinda Howell,

    Chief Market Development Officer, UTS Insearch

    Supported by @UTS_INSEARCH

    18:30 – 19:30 AIYD Alumni Mixer

    hosted by Shaun Star (Former AIYD Chair) @ShaunJStar

    Rick’s @ Taj Mahal Hotel,
    19:30 Opening Gala Dinner –

    Hosted by Mitali Mukherjee (AIYD 2017 Alumnus) @MitaliLive

    Keynote: Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam, Union Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, Culture and Tourism

    Long Champ
    @ Taj Mahal Hotel.
  • DAY 1 - New Delhi, India, Monday, 22nd January 2018
  • Time Activity Location
    07:00 – 08:30 Breakfast Taj Mahal Hotel
    09:00 – 09:30 Welcome Day 1 Ganga
    @ Shangri-La Hotel New Delhi, 19, Ashoka Road, Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi.
    09:30 – 10:30 Panel “Digital Democracy & Civic Engagement”

    Speakers

    • Tim Watts MP (AIYD 2016 Alumnus) @TimWattsMP
    • Jay Panda MP @PandaJay
    • Meenakshi Lekhi MP @M_Lekhi

    Moderator: Neha Khanna (AIYD 2013 Alumnus) @nehakhanna_07

    10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea
    11:00 – 11:45 Delegate Discussion
    11:45 – 12:45 AIYD Group Challenge Introduction
    12:45 – 13:30 Lunch
    13:30 – 14:30 Session “Digital Disruption in Action”

    Speakers

    • Prerna Mukharya, Outline India (AIYD 2016 Alumnus)
    • Krishna Kumar, Cropin @Krishna2581
    • Avani Parekh, Sheroes

    Moderator: Richard Bolt, Secretary @DEDJTR, Victorian Government

    Supported by @VicGovAu

    14:30 – 17:00 Group Challenge Working Session
    19:30 Evening Reception

    In honour of the Hon David Littleproud MP, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, to celebrate the Australia India Leadership Dialogue 2018.

    Hosted by H.E. Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India

    Australian High Commission, 1/50 G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
  • DAY 2 - Mumbai, India, Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018
  • Time Activity Location
    6:00 – 7:00 Depart for airport Air Vistara Flight UK 963
    08:45 – 11:10 Group Flight from New Delhi to Mumbai
    13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Waterstones Club, Off International Airport Approach Road, Sahar, Andheri East, Navpada, Marol, Andheri East, Mumbai.
    13:00 – 14:00 Panel “Future of Information”

    Speakers

    • John Selby, Macquarie University (AIYD2016 Alumnus) @JohnSelby6
    • Vadi Muthya, Deloitte @vadirajmuthya
    • Akash Gaurav, Auxesis Group

    Moderator: Chris Higgins (AIYD 2017 Alumnus) @chrismhiggins

    Supported by @Macquarie_Uni

    15:00 – 15:45 Delegate Discussion
    15:45 – 18:00  Group Challenge Working Session
    19:30 Great AIYD Debate & Dinner

    “Who is better placed to contribute to – and benefit from – innovation in the globalised economy – India or Australia?”

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  • DAY 3 - Mumbai, India, Wednesday, 24th January, 2018
  • Time Activity Location
    07:00 – 08:30 Breakfast ITC Maratha
    09:30 Address by Australian Consul General Mumbai, Tony Huber @AusCG_Mumbai Waterstones Club, Off International Airport Approach Road, Sahar, Andheri East, Navpada, Marol, Andheri East, Mumbai.
    9:45 – 10:45 Panel “Future of AI and Non Human Workers” Speakers

    • Sneh Vaswani – CEO, Emotix
    • Dr. Saptarishi Das
    • Manish Singhal – Pi Ventures

    Moderator: Mosiqi Acharya (AIYD 2015 Alumnus) @mosiqi

    Supported by @TCS

    10:45 – 11:30 Delegate Discussions
    11:30 – 11:45 Morning Tea
    11:45 – 14:00 Group Challenge Working Session (incl lunch)
    14:00 – 15:00 Group Challenge Presentations
    15:00 – 16:00 Afternoon Tea
    16:00 – 17:30 Bollywood Dance Class
    19:00 AIYD Closing Dinner

    Hosted by Hayley Bolding (AIYD 2012 Alumnus) @hayleybolding

    Keynotes:K Ananth Krishnan, Executive Vice President & Global CTO, Tata Consultancy Services & Jayakumar Jitendrasinh Rawal – Cabinet Minister for Tourism, Government of Maharashtra

    ITC Maratha Hotel

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